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Cloud Security Is On You: The Microsoft 365 Shared Responsibility Model

By The SWAT Bot / September 22, 2022

More and more businesses are using cloud services like Microsoft 365 (MS 365). But many don’t realize that the burden of securing their cloud is on their shoulders. It’s called the shared responsibility model. Here is what it means for your business, along with a free checklist you can download to improve your cloud security.…

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Leverage Cloud Services Like Big Business: Better, Expensive Results

How to Maximize Cloud Solutions for Small Business

By David Blake / May 5, 2022

Many small businesses are wary of moving to the cloud but they need not be. Take a lesson from large businesses: Almost all of them are now operating from the cloud and getting better, less expensive results. It’s worth your time to take a closer look at cloud solutions for a small business. Here’s why: …

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Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) vs Windows 365 Cloud PC: Which Is Right for Your Business?

By David Blake / October 21, 2021

With the launch of Microsoft’s Windows 365 Cloud PC, businesses are wondering which DaaS virtual desktop option to choose: CloudPC Business, Cloud PC Enterprise or Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). We break down the options and share the advice we give our IT services clients. All three options have the same cloud infrastructure under the hood.…

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Understanding Virtual Desktops, Cloud PC and Desktop as a Service (DaaS)

By David Blake / September 23, 2021

As a managed service provider (MSP), part of our role is to help clients make sense of new technology and whether it is right for their business. The big topic lately has been virtual desktops. Here is what you need to know. With the remote work trend becoming the new norm and computer components running…

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Missing Cloud Data “Glitch”: What You Need to Know

By David Blake / June 3, 2021

As a managed service provider, we recommend to anyone who asks, that they use cloud services. But there is so much more to it than just putting your files into a cloud system. That system has to be configured correctly for your business and backed up. Too often this important step gets ignored by businesses,…

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Microsoft Adds 3 New Industry-Based Clouds (and an AI Upgrade)

By David Blake / May 20, 2021

If you haven’t made a move to the cloud yet, what are you waiting for? As a managed service provider, SWAT Systems recommends cloud-based solutions for all our clients as being both more versatile and more secure than dedicated servers in an office or data center. And the options just keep getting better. Check out…

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The CEO’s Guide to Cloud Computing Advantages for Businesses

By Justin Jones / March 18, 2021

Cloud computing advantages for businesses have been growing for years and that pace accelerated during the COVID pandemic. When the stay-in-place orders were handed down during the first quarter of 2020, it became indisputably apparent. CEOs and self-employed entrepreneurs knew that to protect and continue their business, they needed to migrate to a cloud computing…

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